Boris Johnson has been criticised by a Labour MP for defending claims that women in the workplace cry more readily than men.
No government department likes to be without a good war to impress on the country that it has a genuine sense of purpose.
While there is cross-party support for further devolution, there is significant disagreement among the main UK political parties on what exactly those powers should be.
The dynamics of the Labour leadership election were radically altered when the leftwinger Jeremy Corbyn secured, with minutes to spare, the 35 nominations required to stand.
David Cameron has bowed to pressure from Tory Eurosceptics and other parties at Westminster by ruling out holding the referendum on Britain’s EU membership on the same date as the Scottish and other devolved elections next May.
The Conservatives are relatively safe for five years. They could lose their majority through by-elections, but they are still the political top-dogs.
Jim Murphy will make what he has called the final speech of his political career at a thinktank in London after formally stepping down as leader of Scottish Labour.
The latest YouGov poll for the Sunday Times indicates that if David Miliband was Labour leader then people would be more likely to vote for his party.
The Labour leadership contest is heating up, but with just three candidates likely to be on the ballot paper will it be a true battle of ideas?
Andy Burnham, the frontrunner in the Labour party leadership contest, claims that he can win back power in five years by building on the best of both Tony Blair and Ed Miliband, in what will be seen as a rebuke to those who have condemned both the former leaders.
Chris Coleman wants his Wales players to stay hungry and try to advance in Friday’s quarter-final against Belgium, rather than merely being satisfied with being the last home nation still involved at Euro 2016.
Labour’s leadership challenge against Jeremy Corbyn was up in the air on Thursday morning after plans for Angela Eagle to trigger the contest came up against an alternative pitch from the former shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith, who has collected nominations from dozens of MPs.